How do you fix Just Cause 2 directx error?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The just cause 2 directx error is a problem that can occur when trying to run the game on a computer. The error is caused by a problem with the graphics drivers or the DirectX installation. The game needs a certain version of DirectX to run, and if the computer does not have this then the game will not run. The error can also be caused by a problem with the graphics drivers. If the drivers are not up to date, then the game will not be able to run.

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1. Update your graphics drivers

  1. Open the "Device Manager" by right clicking on the "My Computer" icon and selecting "Manage."
  2. In the "Device Manager," find the "Display Adapters" section.
  3. Double click on the "Intel HD Graphics" or "AMD Radeon" adapter to open the "Driver" tab.
  4. Click on the "Update Driver" button.
  5. If prompted to select the location of the driver files, select the "Browse" button and locate the "just cause 2_x64.exe" file.
  6. Click on the "Update Driver" button.
  7. If prompted to reboot the computer, select the "Yes" button.
  8. When the computer reboots, launch "Just Cause 2" and check for any graphics errors.
  9. If any errors are found, repeat the steps above for each graphics adapter.

2. Install the latest version of DirectX

  1. If you are using Windows 8 or 10, open the Settings app.
  2. Under Programs and Features, locate DirectX and uncheck the box next to it.
  3. Click on the Windows button and type "dxdiag".
  4. When the DirectX Diagnostic Tool opens, click on the "Display" tab.
  5. In the "Device" section, under "Display adapters", click on "View all" to view all the display devices.
  6. Right-click on the "Display adapter" that you want to fix and click on "Update Driver".
  7. In the "Driver Details" window, click on "Browse for a driver".
  8. In the "Driver File" window, click on "Browse".
  9. In the "Select Driver File" window, click on "Just Cause 2.D3D9.dll".
  10. Click on "Open".
  11. Click on "Yes".
  12. Close the "Driver Details" window.
  13. Click on "End".
  14. Click on "Close".
  15. Restart your computer.

3. Run the game in compatibility mode

  1. Go to the "just cause 2" game folder on your computer.
  2. Right click on the "just cause 2.exe" file and select "properties".
  3. Select the "compatibility" tab and check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
  4. Select "Windows XP (32-bit)" from the list and click on the "set check mark" button.
  5. Click on the "OK" button to save the changes.
  6. Right click on the "just cause 2.exe" file and select "run as administrator".
  7. Click on the "OK" button to start the game in compatibility mode.

4. Disable any overclocking

  1. Verify that your graphics card is properly installed and properly connected to your computer.
  2. Disable any overclocking features on your graphics card.
  3. Verify that your computer is properly configured to use the graphics card.
  4. Disable any third-party software that may be interfering with the graphics card.
  5. Verify that your computer is using the latest drivers for the graphics card.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Verify your game files
  2. Lower your graphics settings
  3. Try running the game in windowed mode